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Many organizations not listed here are included in other specific topic pages. These are primarily the ones that defy easy catigorization or are of general interest.



Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory Huge list of environmental organizations.
Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter and National The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. Founded in 1905, the National Audubon Society is named for John James Audubon (1785-1851), famed ornithologist, explorer, and wildlife artist. San Diego site has information on local field trips, membership, bird counts and other activities
California Resource Recovery Association The California Resource Recovery Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to resource conservation through the practices of reuse, recycling and composting. The CRRA works to expand markets for recycled materials, promotes sustainable materials policies and is a clearinghouse for information, innovation, and industry and governmental initiatives. CRRA newsletters, workshops and conferences provide up-to-the-minute information on issues that shape the recycling and composting fields. CRRA is the premier organization for linking like-minded individuals from every facet of the industry. Non-profits, waste haulers, recyclers, state, federal and local government, recycled product manufacturers and many others come together under the CRRA umbrella. We invite you to join us.
Citizans Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste & Center for Health, Environment and Justice A grassroots organization that has has worked with grassroots community groups on a broad range of environmental issues, including toxic waste, solid waste, air pollution, incinerators, medical waste, radioactive waste, pesticides, sewage and industrial pollution. They have also begun to work with communities exploring environmentally sound economic development.
Chula Vista Nature Center Seeking to educate the public about the importance of enhancing and conserving wetlands and other coastal resources. Includes: preserving land for scientific, ecological, recreational, and scenic opportunities; engaging the restoration, enhancement and preservation of the Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge; receiving and holding dedications of land; and increasing public knowledge of and support for natural resource conservation.
Dineh Alliance Composed of residents from the affected communities in the Black Mesa region of the Navajo Nation, Arizona, Dineh Alliance is based upon traditional Dineh values of caring for and living in harmony with the earth.
Earth Summit Watch Earth Summit Watch is a unique effort to hold world leaders accountable for their commitments to take action to address the environmental, social, and economic challenges facing our global society.
Ecomall Numerous lists of non-profit, activist, energy, etc. organizations
EcoNet EcoNet serves organizations and individuals working for environmental preservation andsustainability; large list of links.
Environmental Health Coalition Environmental Health Coalition is a San Diego, California-based non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and clean-up of toxic pollution threatening our health, our community, and the environment. They promote environmental justice, monitor government and industry actions that cause pollution, educate the community about toxic hazards and toxics use reduction, and empower the public to join the cause.
Envirolink  Comprehensive list of env. orgs
Foundation for Research on Ecomonics and the Environment  FREE is an educational and research foundation, established to support environmental goals based on individual liberty and responsibility and harmonized with economic prosperity.
Green Parties of North America  Green Party issues and contacts
Greenpeace Greenpeace is the leading independent organization that uses peaceful and creative activism to protect the global environment. Content of the site is updated regularly through press releases as well as feature stories and news items on the home page. Further expansion of the site is scheduled throughout 1999.
InterNetNonProfitCenter  "Information on more nonprofits than any other site in the world!"
Institute for the Study of Civic Values  Non-profit organization established to help strengthen America's commitment to our historic civic ideals.
Liberty Tree Alliance The Liberty Tree Alliance is a national association of writers, scientists, and activists concerned with the preservation of the natural world. It was founded in 1995. They offer snapshots of important issues, in-depth coverage of four important topics (climate change, population, forests, and endocrine disrupters) and guides to information available on the Web.
Natural Resources Defense Council  Purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends
Nature Conservancy of California A private, non-profit organization and a branch of the world’s leading conservation group. Our mission is to preserve this state’s remarkable biological diversity by protecting the lands and waters that native species need to survive and thrive. They do so by safeguarding the natural areas that make California such a remarkable place.
Oregon Natural Resources Council A conservation consortium promoting environmental protection by educating the public and influencing the public's servants through legal and legislative processes.
Physicians for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles Physicians for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles forms a community of conscience committed to eliminating weapons of mass destruction, preserving a sustainable environment, addressing public health reform and reducing violence and its causes. Membership in the Los Angeles chapter offers a history of innovative action.
Planning & Conservation League  A 30 year old, statewide, nonprofit, alliance of citizens and conservation organizations united to protect and restore the quality of California's environment through legislative and administrative action.
The Right-to-Know Network Welcome to RTK NET, a network providing free access to databases, documents, and conferences on the environment, housing, and sustainable development. From information on RTK NET, you can identify specific factories and their environmental effects; analyze reinvestment by banks in their communities; and assess the people and communities affected. 
San Diego BayKeeper  A non-profit environmental organization dedicated to keeping San Diego bay, coastal estuaries, watersheds, nature preserves and wildlife sanctuaries clean and free of contamination, sewage discharges, oil spills, storm drain run-off, hazardous wastes and other toxic pollution by ensuring compliance with water quality laws and through the support of community conservation programs
San Diego Environment Now An activist organization promoting public awareness and action on issues affecting the environment in San Diego. San Diego Environment Now fights pollution and fosters environmental health by encouraging voters to make wise choices for the environment.
Sierra Club
San Diego Chapter
The Sierra Club has over 600,000 members. Our mission statement:
  • Explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth;
  • Practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources;
  • Educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment;
  • Use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.
Southwest Center for Environmental Research and Policy  University consortium created by the U.S. Congress dedicated to applied environmental research of the U.S.-Mexican border region to "initiate a comprehensive analysis of possible solutions to the acute air, water quality, and hazardous waste problems that plague the United States-Mexico border region."
Texas Environmental Center  A non-profit organization extending environmental information through modern technologies.
The Green Restaurant Association The Green Restaurant Association (GRA), formerly called Good Morning Earth, is an organization based in San Diego whose purpose it is to minimize the negative environmental impact of the restaurant industry.
Union of Concerned Scientists The common threads of global sustainability and global security weave the UCS's work on agriculture, arms control, energy, global resources, and transportation into a unified vision: achieving a secure and sustainable world today without sacrificing the environment of tomorrow.